disappear off the face of the earth

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disappear off the face of the earth

To vanish completely and without a trace. Has anyone talked to Christina lately? It's like she disappeared off the face of the earth.
See also: disappear, earth, face, of, off

disappear/vanish off the face of the ˈearth

disappear completely: Keep looking — they can’t just have vanished off the face of the earth.
See also: disappear, earth, face, of, off, vanish
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We've a small army looking for the fellow, but it does seem as though he had disappeared off the face of the earth.
They left their horses, loaded and tied, and just disappeared off the face of the earth, leaving neither hide nor hair behind them.
I don't want to be a person who won an Oscar and then disappeared off the face of the Earth.
Winslet shared, "I don't want to be a person who won an Oscar and then disappeared off the face of the Earth.
A source said: "He disappeared off the face of the earth but now we know where he is hiding.
His stepmother Margaret Crilley said: "He seems to have disappeared off the face of the Earth.
In a world where every movement seems to be recorded by someone, somewhere, the giant Boeing 777 with 227 passengers and 12 crew simply disappeared off the face of the Earth.
But then, as he was on his way to patent his equipment, he disappeared off the face of the earth, never to be seen -- or heard from -- again…"
He's disappeared off the face of the Earth since the Ray Rice knockout punch hit the airwaves.
face theliverpoolecho Mr McNally told the court: "Foley disappeared off the face of the earth, protesting against Ryanair in Dublin.
It has been a truly miserable start to the cricket season with lots of waiting around, looking towards the skies wondering if the sun has disappeared off the face of the earth.
The wee man disappeared off the face of the earth quicker than Simon Cowell's fiancee (whatever happened to her?
He then married a public relations woman and has subsequently disappeared off the face of the earth.
The warship Iran sent to the Gulf of Aden a month ago to battle pirates seems to have disappeared off the face of the earth.
Yesterday Trevor Walker, who has been switched from his post as the council's director of neighbourhood regeneration and culture to spearhead the flood recovery operation, said: "Some people hit by the flooding seem to have disappeared off the face of the Earth.